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January 14, 2019 2:36 PM Polish mayor dies after being stabbed in heart

The spokeswoman for the ruling Law and Justice party Beata Mazurek said the attack should be “absolutely condemned by all, regardless of what side of the political spectrum they are on.” She insisted politicians in Poland need “greater responsibility for words, for deeds” because “there is no shortage of madmen on both sides” of the political scale 74

January 10, 2019 8:29 PM The Latest: Lawmakers react to new governor’s first budget

Newsom will work with the Legislature over the next six months to finalize the budget. Surpluses often change between the governor’s January budget presentation and the final budget due in June. Gov. Gavin Newsom says California is “not playing small ball” as he seeks more than $1 billion to combat the most populous state’s homeless problem by encouraging 18

January 7, 2019 12:18 AM Ukrainian Orthodox Christians formally break from Russia

He had signed the Tomos in a civil ceremony with Poroshenko on Saturday, and sanctified it in a mass on Sunday. The ceremony began before dawn, with priests chanting hymns under a single chandelier in St. George’s Cathedral. The cathedral was flooded with light as the patriarch blessed the new metropolitan, dressed in blue, white and gold vestments and a glittering 18

January 3, 2019 4:59 PM North Korean envoy to Italy vanishes — did he defect?

North Korea, which touts itself as a socialist paradise, is extremely sensitive about defections, especially among its elite diplomatic corps, and has previously insisted that they are South Korean or U.S. plots to undermine its government. About 30,000 North Koreans have defected to South Korea since the end of the 1950-53 Korean War, according to South 32

January 2, 2019 10:45 PM Team Canada’s Ian Mitchell, Shane Bowers juggle hockey, academics

The Calahoo, Alta., native is thriving in the college environment. Last year, he was second in the NCAA last year when it came to points by a rookie defenceman. This season he has 11 points in 14 games. He’s also excelling academically. The Chicago Blackhawks prospect was selected as a National Collegiate Hockey Conference distinguished scholar-athlete 20

December 17, 2018 11:26 PM Ontario education cuts to hit vulnerable youth the most, students say

NDP Leader Andrea Horwath called the changes “callous” and “shocking.” If the government isn’t replacing the axed programs, “then they are leaving a whole lot of very vulnerable and marginalized kids without the supports that we know — based on lots of research, and reports, and inquests — that we need,” said NDP education critic Marit Stiles 28

December 10, 2018 1:11 AM Lawyer versus consultant? Immigration data shows visa applicants have best shot with former

Foreign nationals who prepare their own Canadian visa applications are nearly as successful in being accepted as those who spend money on a consultant to do the job. But chances of success are much higher if they hire an immigration lawyer to help get their study, work or visitor visas, according to immigration data obtained under an access to information 28

November 4, 2018 1:35 AM Law society program sees spike in harassment complaints in wake of #MeToo movement

Twenty-eight of those 34 complaints, representing 80 per cent, were made by women, more than half of whom identified as racialized and/or a person with a disability. Six of the 34 complaints were made by men, all but one of whom identified as “being racialized, and/or of a minority religion, gay or a man with a disability,” according to the report 34

November 3, 2018 9:34 PM New Caledonia voters to decide on independence from France

New Caledonia, a cluster of islands, is home to about 270,000 people. They include the native Kanaks, who represent about 40 per cent of the population, people of European descent (about 27 per cent) and others from Asian countries and Pacific islands. It relies on France for defence, law enforcement, foreign affairs, justice and education, yet has a large 27

November 1, 2018 6:14 PM Uber announces new pilot program in bid to keep its top drivers

In a bid to retain its top performers, Uber Technologies Inc. is creating a program to reward its most popular and prolific drivers with extra pay and the prospect of an online college education through Arizona State University. Uber continues to duel with rival Lyft Inc. for drivers in the U.S. But the two ride-hailing companies are hindered by a booming 33